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Table 3 Frequency distribution of the probability of transmission in the waiting room under default conditions (assuming mean values for p, t and N of 0.48 m3/h, 30 minutes and 4 AC/h, respectively).

From: Potential for airborne transmission of infection in the waiting areas of healthcare premises: stochastic analysis using a Monte Carlo model

Infection Mean quanta production rate (quanta/h) Simulations resulting in a risk >1% [%] Simulations resulting in a risk >5% [%] Simulations resulting in a risk >10% [%] Simulations resulting in a risk >20% [%] Simulations resulting in a risk >30% [%]
TB 12.7 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Influenza 100 81.4 10.1 0.3 0.0 0.0
Measles 570 97.6 83.3 59.1 21.0 5.4
Hypothetical 2000 99.4 96.5 91.6 78.5 61.2